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''[[England|England]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] ''[[Bedfordshire|Bedfordshire]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] ''Arlesey''
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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Bedfordshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Parishes In Bedfordshire|Bedfordshire Parishes ]]
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
ARLESEY, Arlsey, or Arsley, a village and a parish in Biggleswade district, Beds. The village stands on the river Hiz, a little E of the Great Northern railway, 4 miles ESE of Shefford; and it has a station on the railway, and a post office under Baldock, and was formerly a market-town. The parish comprises 2,370 acres. Real property, £5,357. Pop., 1,401. Houses, 270. The property is divided among a few. An ancient castle stood at Etonbury, near the road to Baldock; and appears, from an entrenchment which still remains, to have been a place of considerable strength. The living is a vicarage, united with Astwick rectory, in the diocese of Ely. Value, £420.* Patron, James Curtis, Esq. The church is a plain edifice; was recently fitted with new benches; and contains some ancient monuments. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and extensive brickworks.
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ARLESEY, Arlsey, or Arsley, a village and a '''parish''' in Biggleswade district, Bedfordshire. The village stands on the river Hiz, a little E of the Great Northern railway, 4 miles ESE of Shefford; and it has a station on the railway, and a post office under Baldock, and was formerly a market-town. There is a '''Wesleyan''' chapel. <ref>[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=883050 John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)]</ref><br>
  
The above is from John Marius Wilson's ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72).''
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== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
== Neighboring parishes  ==
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Civil Registration District: Woburn
  
== Resources ==
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==== Church records ====
  
=== Parish Records  ===
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To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
  
 
*Original parish registers exist at the [[Bedfordshire County Record Office]] from 1538 - 1992  
 
*Original parish registers exist at the [[Bedfordshire County Record Office]] from 1538 - 1992  
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*The Society of Genealogists has parish registers from 1538 - 1909
 
*The Society of Genealogists has parish registers from 1538 - 1909
  
=== Civil Registration District ===
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===== Non-Conformist Churches =====
  
Woburn
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See for instance: <ref>http://www.edintone.com/nonconformist_denominations/a-virtual-nonconformist-library/</ref>
  
=== Poor Law Union ===
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==== Census records ====
  
=== Probate Jurisdiction ===
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a.&nbsp; {{British Census|241191}}
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==== Probate records  ====
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Bedfordshire Probate Records|Bedfordshire Probate Records]] to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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==== Poor Law Unions ====
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Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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== Web sites  ==
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
=== Bibliography  ===
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{{reflist}}<br>
 
 
=== Genealogy and History Websites  ===
 
  
 
See [http://genuki.org.uk/big/eng/BDF/Arlesey/index.html Arlesey's page] on GENUKI.org.uk.  
 
See [http://genuki.org.uk/big/eng/BDF/Arlesey/index.html Arlesey's page] on GENUKI.org.uk.  
  
 
[[Category:Bedfordshire]]
 
[[Category:Bedfordshire]]

Revision as of 22:09, 15 February 2013

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Parish History

ARLESEY, Arlsey, or Arsley, a village and a parish in Biggleswade district, Bedfordshire. The village stands on the river Hiz, a little E of the Great Northern railway, 4 miles ESE of Shefford; and it has a station on the railway, and a post office under Baldock, and was formerly a market-town. There is a Wesleyan chapel. [1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Civil Registration District: Woburn

Church records

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Non-Conformist Churches

See for instance: [2]

Census records

a. 

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Bedfordshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Poor Law Unions

Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

References


See Arlesey's page on GENUKI.org.uk.